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    • hrj2922
    • By hrj2922 5th Jan 18, 8:55 AM
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    Correct tax code but no tax coming out?
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    • 5th Jan 18, 8:55 AM
    Correct tax code but no tax coming out? 5th Jan 18 at 8:55 AM
    Iím in a new job and my tax code on payslips is correct (1150L) Iím having correct amount of national insurance deducted however Iím not being taxed. Is this because my employer is not doing something right? I am earning over 1150 and have always been taxed at previous roles with similar pay, Iíve been at this one for 3 months now. Any ideas on why Iím not being taxed? Surely if itís my employers fault I shouldnít have to pay t back? I only just realised!
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    • glentoran99
    • By glentoran99 5th Jan 18, 8:56 AM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 8:56 AM
    I’m in a new job and my tax code on payslips is correct (1150L) I’m having correct amount of national insurance deducted however I’m not being taxed. Is this because my employer is not doing something right? I am earning over 1150 and have always been taxed at previous roles with similar pay, I’ve been at this one for 3 months now. Any ideas on why I’m not being taxed? Surely if it’s my employers fault I shouldn’t have to pay t back? I only just realised!
    Originally posted by hrj2922


    No idea why you arent being taxed, but you will have to pay it back if you aren't paying tax due


    are you earning over £958 a month?
    • spadoosh
    • By spadoosh 5th Jan 18, 9:08 AM
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    At a guess im assuming theyve ticked a box that states that you are new employee and that the current job is the only one youve had this tax year.

    Im also guessing a p45 has not been used.

    Your tax liability is just that, YOUR tax liability. One of the only times youll be given the benefit of the doubt is if your employer is taking tax off you (they arent) and not relaying it to HMRC. Basically stealing from HMRC.

    Speak to HR/payroll and ask what information they used for you as a new starter. Also worth speaking to HMRC to highlight the issue. After 3 months they shouldve really noticed and amended it.
    Don't be angry!
    • badmemory
    • By badmemory 5th Jan 18, 9:45 AM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 9:45 AM
    Have you had any income earlier in this tax year or any JSA? Even if JSA it is possible that no tax is due yet. Did you give them a CURRENT P45? Please bear in mind that if you provided a P45 from JSA after being signed on for a only short time with a previous employment then it is likely to be incorrect (they have a history of not including previous employments in the current tax year). However, this should have been put right by a code from HMRC to your employer (copy to you) within 3 months.

    If you let us know your earnings incl JSA for this tax year we can help, but to the end of December you could earn £8625 tax free.

    NI is calculated per pay period and is not cumulative like tax.
    Last edited by badmemory; 05-01-2018 at 9:48 AM.
    • chrisbur
    • By chrisbur 5th Jan 18, 12:34 PM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 12:34 PM
    The only way to accurately check your tax and see what is actually happening is if you provide figures.
    Same details as last time you queried this will do to start with.
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5752827
    • hrj2922
    • By hrj2922 5th Jan 18, 1:04 PM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 1:04 PM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 1:04 PM
    I have been earning all year, around £1200-£1400 a month until my new job where I’m on £1580-£1650 before tax (I do shifts and sleep in shifts so it varies)
    • chrisbur
    • By chrisbur 5th Jan 18, 1:26 PM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 1:26 PM
    I have been earning all year, around £1200-£1400 a month until my new job where I’m on £1580-£1650 before tax (I do shifts and sleep in shifts so it varies)
    Originally posted by hrj2922
    Without figures cannot say what exactly has happened but definitely something gone wrong. Best guess is that your PAYE records with your new employer are missing previous pay and tax details. Check your payslip for a taxable gross to date figure does this include earnings from last employment or just earnings in current employment.
    • spadoosh
    • By spadoosh 5th Jan 18, 1:38 PM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 1:38 PM
    Without figures cannot say what exactly has happened but definitely something gone wrong. Best guess is that your PAYE records with your new employer are missing previous pay and tax details. Check your payslip for a taxable gross to date figure does this include earnings from last employment or just earnings in current employment.
    Originally posted by chrisbur
    Youre asking for stuff thats not needed. The OP needs to get in touch with payroll and ask why they arent paying tax.

    The only way to see what is happening is to get in touch with their payroll department, anything else is wasting time and energy.

    Your probably right with your suspicions, that can only be confirmed by speaking with the payroll department though.
    Don't be angry!
    • chrisbur
    • By chrisbur 5th Jan 18, 2:20 PM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 2:20 PM
    Youre asking for stuff thats not needed. The OP needs to get in touch with payroll and ask why they arent paying tax.

    The only way to see what is happening is to get in touch with their payroll department, anything else is wasting time and energy.

    Your probably right with your suspicions, that can only be confirmed by speaking with the payroll department though.
    Originally posted by spadoosh
    My apologies for asking unnecessary questions but my aim is always to help posters to understand their tax NI etc and if something has gone wrong to tell them what has happened; hopefully improving their chances of getting it sorted.
    • spadoosh
    • By spadoosh 5th Jan 18, 2:46 PM
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    My apologies for asking unnecessary questions but my aim is always to help posters to understand their tax NI etc and if something has gone wrong to tell them what has happened; hopefully improving their chances of getting it sorted.
    Originally posted by chrisbur
    Probably should be me apologising.

    Im sticking with the only resolution to this is speaking to payroll and or HMRC though.

    Sorry for being a douche.
    Don't be angry!
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